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24 December 2012

South Africa: President Zuma Visits Mandela in Hospital

As South Africans prayed for Nelson Mandela on Sunday, the Presidency said he is responding well to treatment for a recurring lung infection. Last ... ( Resource: Nation Prays for Nelson Mandela

Pretoria — President Jacob Zuma visited former President Nelson Mandela in hospital in Pretoria at the weekend.

Madiba has been in hospital since 8 December and continues to respond to treatment.

President Zuma assured him of the love and support of all South Africans, young and old, and the whole world.

"We urge South Africans to continue praying for our beloved Madiba during this period. Our hearts are with the whole family and relatives," said President Zuma.

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